David Heath

Cyn Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Somerton and Frome

Fixed Term Parliaments

Fixed Term Parliaments involve holding general elections on a regular basis, for example every five years, with some exceptions permitting early elections. Without Fixed Term Parliaments a party with a majority had significant influence over the timing of a general election.

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David Heath consistently voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections

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Major votes

  • On 13 Gor 2011: David Heath wedi pleidleisio against requiring a resolution of both Houses of Parliament to approve the date of a general election. Show vote
  • On 18 Ion 2011: David Heath wedi pleidleisio to hold general elections on a regular basis every five years, with some exceptions permitting early elections. Show vote
  • On 13 Med 2010: David Heath wedi pleidleisio for regular general elections every five years, with some exceptions allowing early elections. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 23 Hyd 2014: David Heath was absent for a vote on Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 Show vote
  • On 1 Rha 2010: David Heath wedi pleidleisio for no exceptions from the five year fixed term of a parliament and against the monarch have powers in relation determining when MPs meet in Parliament. Show vote

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